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Fearne Cotton and Greg James replace Jo Whiley and Edith Bowman in the biggest Radio One daytime schedule overhaul in five years

radio1aJo Whiley and Edith Bowman are to leave the daytime Radio 1 schedule it was revealed today.

The biggest shake up in five years to the Monday to Friday line-up will see Fearne Cotton take up residence the 10am – 12.45 slot, with Greg James gradating from early breakfast to the 1pm to 4pm slot.

Whiley and Bowman will both remain on the station though with Whiley taking over weekend afternoons between 1pm and 4pm  from Nihal, while Bowman takes over weekend breakfast. 

Dev, who currently hosts weekend breakfast and recently joined the station from sister station 1xtra will take over the the early breakfast show from Greg James. 

Radio 1 controller Andy Parfitt said: “BBC Radio 1 must continue to change to connect with a new generation of audiences and this is a significant move, promoting three of our up and coming broadcasters into the heart of the schedule” 

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  1. Freddie #

    Its about time they updated the schedule although I will miss Jo Whiley

    September 17, 2009

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